Bobby Gilles

Bobby Gilles

Pastor, working in faith, hope and love.

Joined August 2020 · New Albany, IN

Associate Pastor for Sojourn Community Church, New Albany, Indiana, one of six congregations in the fast growing Sojourn Collective, founded in Louisville.

Nonprofits Supported

National Immigration Law Center

National Immigration Law Center
Los Angeles, CA

Dedicated to defending and advancing the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families. NILC uses multiple strategies to advance its mission, including policy analysis, litigation, advocacy, communications, and education. Advocates across the country rely on NILC's unique ability to employ these integrated approaches in its work, and provide them with the tools and information they need to shape their own advocacy efforts.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Washington, DC

Our mission is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.

Black Girls Code Inc

Black Girls Code Inc
San Francisco, CA

The mission of Black Girls Code is to empower young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators by introducing them to skills in computer programming and technology.

Black Girls Code Inc

Black Girls Code Inc
San Francisco, CA

The mission of Black Girls Code is to empower young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators by introducing them to skills in computer programming and technology.

Women for Afghan Women

Women for Afghan Women
Fresh Meadows, NY

Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.

Hope For The Children Of Haiti

Hope For The Children Of Haiti
South Natick, MA

Our Co-Founder, Marion Austin strongly believed in empowering our Haitian children with the tools that they need to succeed, knowing they could one day become Christian leaders and role models in the Haitian society.

United Negro College Fund Inc.

United Negro College Fund Inc.
Washington, DC

UNCF’s mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates and to ensure that our network of member institutions is a respected model of best practice in moving students to and through college.

STRIVE

STRIVE
New York, NY

From the basement of East Harlem public houseing in 1984, STRIVE was founded to tackle the chronic unemployment in New York City. Our groundbreaking approach of intensive attitudinal training and long-term support proved to be an extraordinarily successful model for helping people stuck in poverty gain sustained employment and transform their lives. Over the following decades, we honed a unique workforce model and matured as an organization, scaling up through our flagship site in East Harlem and through partner organizations and cities across the nation. Since inception, STRIVE has prepared more than 75,000 people for success at work and in life, gaining national recognition for our programs and an exceptional job placement rate of 70%.

Thurgood Marshall Fund

Thurgood Marshall Fund
Washington, DC

We’re dedicated to transforming the lives of students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions. Talented students from diverse backgrounds gain access to lifelong rewards.

Nova Ukraine

Nova Ukraine
Stanford, CA

1. Provide humanitarian aid to vulnerable groups and individuals in Ukraine. 2. Raise awareness about Ukraine in the United States and throughout the world. 3. Support Ukraine in its effort to build a strong civil society, to reform its educational system, and to eliminate corruption.

The Trayvon Martin Foundation Inc.

The Trayvon Martin Foundation Inc.
Opa Locka, FL

Our core mission is to gain fellowship toward personal restoration and ultimately community building.

Refugee Protection International Inc.

Refugee Protection International Inc.
Belmont, MA

RPI’s mission is to partner with local NGOs and duty bearers to strengthen protection and self-reliance among urban refugees and internally displaced persons near conflict zones through interventions including, but not limited to, innovative housing solutions, civil and residency documentation, and emergency protection assistance.

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
Washington, DC

The National Coalition strives to create an enlightened community by building institutional capacity at both the national and local levels that provides and develops African American leadership. By educating, organizing and mobilizing citizens in our communities, the Coalition seeks to encourage full participation in a barrier-free democracy. Through educational programs and leadership training, the Coalition works to expand, strengthen and empower our communities to make voting and civic participation a cultural responsibility and tradition.

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
Washington, DC

The National Coalition strives to create an enlightened community by building institutional capacity at both the national and local levels that provides and develops African American leadership. By educating, organizing and mobilizing citizens in our communities, the Coalition seeks to encourage full participation in a barrier-free democracy. Through educational programs and leadership training, the Coalition works to expand, strengthen and empower our communities to make voting and civic participation a cultural responsibility and tradition.

The Sentencing Project

The Sentencing Project
Washington, D.C.

The Sentencing Project promotes effective and humane responses to crime that minimize imprisonment and criminalization of youth and adults by promoting racial, ethnic, economic, and gender justice.

Asian American Lead

Asian American Lead
Washington, DC

AALEAD’s mission is to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs.

Asian American Lead

Asian American Lead
Washington, DC

AALEAD’s mission is to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs.

Asian American Lead

Asian American Lead
Washington, DC

AALEAD’s mission is to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs.

The Bail Project

The Bail Project
Venice, CA

The Bail Project combats mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system—one person at a time. We restore the presumption of innocence, reunite families, and challenge a system that criminalizes race and poverty. We’re on a mission to end cash bail and create a more just, equitable, and humane pretrial system.

The Refugee Investment Network

The Refugee Investment Network
Washington, DC

The RIN is the first impact investing and blended finance collaborative dedicated to creating durable solutions to global forced migration. We connect investors with refugee ventures, build the field of refugee investment, change the narrative around the contribution of refugees, and advocate for more inclusive refugee policies, with the ultimate goal of creating quality jobs, economic growth, and measurable improvements to the livelihoods of millions of refugees and host community members.